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Bipolar disorder: the neglected psychosis

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Bipolar disorder is a serious chronic illness which is ranked sixth among all medical disorders in years of life lost to death or disability. While abnormalities of monoaminergic neurotransmitter systems have been observed in the illness, various intracellular signalling pathways, which are potential substrates of lithium and valproate, are also implicated in the pathophysiology of bipolar disorder. The illness is defined by discrete episodes of mania and almost invariably depression, with a ...

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10.1383/psyt.3.10.67.52406

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
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Volume:
3
Issue:
10
Pages:
67-70
Publication date:
2004-10-01
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ISSN:
1476-1793
Language:
English
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pubs:98237
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uuid:63d63a24-ae20-407f-9fa6-de70248dae00
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pubs:98237
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98237
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2012-12-19

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